Clipped From The Berkshire Eagle
the pro- bczn o; hat Short Circuit Causes Fire A short circuit In the moliir of n i electric refrigerator caused nmage Saturday nt 5.33 o'clock In ho homo of Clarence C Sllvcrnnll f -15 Hancock Uoad. The floor ntlcr tho refrigerator anil the /ootlwork nnd wall behind it were urned. Firemen prevented n prcad to adjoining rooms. Two calls for chimney tlrt-J vcrc received yesterday afternoon, tit the department didn't have to sc chemicals or hose In cither asc. At 3 apparatus was icnt to he home of William J. Eagan of 0 South Mcrrlam Street, where vood, which had been burning In a kitchen stove, had caused the pipes to become overheated. Fire- nan removed them. At 3.40 several patients of the City InQrmary retorted they saw flames shooting rom the chimney of the large itructurc, but firemen couldn't Intl tho trace of a fire. Gas Station , Owners Warned Gas station operators were warned today that B-5, C-5, E-l, R-l, D-non-serlally numbered and T-flrst quarter stamps which expired expired April 1 must he turned In suppliers or In lonl rationing beards before April 10. Any dealer uho fall* to do lose that much Inventory, It vtas stated by the Pltlsflold War Price and Rationing Board.